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GERMAN DEMANDS Athens, Jannary 9. The Allies have arrested enemy . Consuls and agents at Mitylene for s tbe same reasons as at Salonika. > Germany has asked for the reduc tion of Greek troops on the frontier or i a removal of tbe force to a distance. [ Details of the enemy air raid on Salonika show that it was made on T the western part of the city. Two , enemy aviators were captured. Tbe j airmen's bombs killed five British sol * diers at Edangasa. ' (An earlier messege said that two , Taubes bombed the Allies' encamp l, . ments outside the town. They did no ■ serious damage and were driven off in * a damaged condition) RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN j , Petrograd, Jonuary 9 The battle raging in Bukovina is the fiercest waged in this region since 1 war began. German prisoners declare ' that the cannenade is worse tban the bombarbment on the west front in j Sepiember. Certainly Russia has i never before poured out such a furious i avalanohe of shells. i ) THE STRUGGLE AT BUKOVINA t Buoaresx. January 8 * Seven hundred thousand Russians and 8500 guns are operating in Buko ; vine, Austrian casualties for the week totalled 100,000 1 Reinforcements are hurrying from i the Baikal?, the Isonzo, and inland 1 garrisons 1 GITANO ESCAPES. 3 Stockholm, January 9 ! Tbe British steamer Gitano which I has been in refuge at Norrkeeping since tbe beginning of tbe war slipped , ] out of the harbour on New Year's ' i day, followed by Swedish torpedo ' boats, A German torpedo boat tried !to capture the Gitano in Swedish : j waters, but Swedish torpedo boats ■ J forced it to desist The Gitano i cached Malmoe and left again for , J Gothenburg She must cross a small ■ I Wretch of international water where ; many German warships are lying 1 ' waiting for her. j SOUTH AFRICAN TROOPS. l j Johannesburg, January 9 ; At a great review of the new force \ ; raised for a special purpose, General ; i Smuts, who accompanied the force ! ander the supreme command of Gene* > :-al Bmith Dorrien, congratulated the ! troops, saying "You are going to fight , hordes of Barbarians scientifically , trained by German officers, but we 1 u@ thoroughly versed in that sort of ' work, and know what to do. It is . impossible for me to say whether tbe r campaign will be long or short, but I » know that we will carry it through ; successfully.

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AT SOLONIKA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3512, 11 January 1916

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AT SOLONIKA. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3512, 11 January 1916

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